Community Calendar


Aug. 22

• 5 to 8 p.m., cruise-in will be held at Lambsburg Community Center Lambsburg, Virginia, with music by Marshall Brothers and High Road. For more information, contact Phillip Berrier at366-648-2078 or [email protected] There will be cars, food and music just off exit 1 on I-77.

Aug. 27 & 29

• 7 p.m., Alleghany County will host the performance of Western Piedmont Symphony, Music in the Park, in the Alleghany County Community Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at Sparky’s Coffee Shop, Becca’s Backwoods Bean, The Alleghany County Library, and the Alleghany Chamber of Commerce. Tickets also can be purchased for this event, and other performances by the Western Piedmont Symphony by visiting www.wpsymphony.org.

Aug. 27, 28, 29

• Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop will have a three-day bag sale. Fill a brown paper bag for only $3. Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shop will be closed Aug. 31 through Sept. 7 to stock the shelves with new items and will reopen on Sept. 8. Clothes, shoes, toys, books, housewares will be available.

Sept. 12

• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the sixth annual Remember Rockford Families Reunion is planned. The day’s events will begin at the Rockford Park/Grant-Burrus Hotel Site and will continue through the village to the Rockford Methodist Church. Activities include sharing of family and local history, tours of the historic buildings, traditional music by Ashley Holyfield and Devin Matthews, and a wine tasting by RagApple Lassie Vineyard at the 1830 Mark York Tavern. A BBQ lunch will be served at the Rockford Methodist Church and is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Bring family photos and histories to share. A copier will be available in the church. For more information, contact Hanna Holyfield at [email protected] or call 336-374-3825.

Sept. 22

• 4 to 7 p.m., Cruise-In will be held at Lambsburg Community Center, Lambsburg, Va. Music by Sounds Now and Then. For more information, contact Phillip Berrier 366-648-2078 or [email protected] There will be cars food and music in the quaint village of Lambsburg just off Exit 1 on I-77 in Virginia.

Sept. 26

• 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Old Fashion Day will be held at Stone Mountain State Park. This day is set aside at promote the park’s local heritage. It is also a day to enjoy the traditions of yesterday. Different types of traditions will be on display including quilting, blacksmithing, looming, fishing lure tying. Hide tanning, bee keeping and many more displays will be available to enjoy along with bluegrass music. All participants are encouraged to carpool as much as possible. No pets allowed in the event area.

Oct. 3

• 6:30 p.m., 1970 Elkin High School graduating class will hold its reunion at the Fairfield Inn in Elkin. For contact and attendance registration information, call Bill McRae 828-632-7833.

Ongoing

• 6 to 8 p.m., each Monday, DivorceCare is a support group that meets at 147 Carter Mill Road, Elkin. It is designed for those hurting from the pain of separation and/or divorce. This group will begin meeting Aug. 17. For more information, call Gwen at 336-244-4682.

• 6 p.m., a monthly Alzheimer’s support group will be held every second Tuesday at Chatham Nursing & Rehab Center, 700 Johnson Ridge Road, Elkin. If area schools are closed due to inclement weather the group will not meet. For more information, call 336-567-7600.

• Noon to 1 p.m., the first Wednesday of each month, a free informational webinar is held for those interested in learning about the Guardian ad Litem program. These volunteers are court-appointed and serve as the judge’s eyes and ears on children going through the foster care system. To register or for more information, call Tammy Baity at 336-651-4465.

Area Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held with the following schedule:

• 10:15 a.m., every Sunday at 218 Rockford St., Andy Griffith Playhouse downstairs, closed speaker discussion. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

• 8 p.m., last Sunday of each month, at Mount Airy,(Granite City Group) Central United Methodist Church, North Main Street, closed discussion with an open speaker meeting. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

• 8 p.m., every Monday in Jonesville (Tri-County Group), 135 Bluff St., behind Starmount Crossing Shopping Center, N.C. 67, open speaker. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

• 8 p.m., every Monday in Mount Airy, (Mayberry Group) Old Train Depot, 580 Granite St., open speaker. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

• Noon, every Tuesday in Jonesville (Tri-County Group), 135 Bluff St., behind Starmount Crossing Shopping Center, N.C. 67, open speaker. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

• 7 p.m., every Tuesday in Pilot Mountain (Pilot Mtn. Group), First United Methodist Church, N.C. 268 and Marion Street. Closed discussion. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

• 7:30 p.m., every Tuesday at Yadkinville (Serenity Group) at Methodist Church, 204 W. Main St. Downstairs beneath old sanctuary, closed discussion with open speaker meeting last Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

• 8 p.m., every Tuesday in Jonesville (Tri-County Group) 135 Bluff St., behind Starmount Crossing Shopping Center, N.C. 67, Closed 12 & 12 study. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

• Noon, every Wednesday, in Mount Airy (Primary Purpose), at First Presbyterian Church, 326 S. Main St., fellowship hall at corner of South Main and Church steets. Closed big book discussion. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

• 7 p.m., every Wednesday, in Mount Airy (Mayberry Men’s Meeting), Rockford Street United Methodist Church, 520 Rockford St., closed discussion. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

• 8 p.m., every Wednesday in Jonesville (Tri-County Group), 135 Bluff St., behind Starmount Crossing Shopping Center, N.C. 67, closed big book study. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

• 8 p.m., every Wednesday in Mount Airy, (Mayberry Group) Old Train Depot, 580 Granite St., closed big book study. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

• Noon, every Thursday in Jonesville (Tri-County Group), 135 Bluff St., behind Starmount Crossing Shopping Center, N.C. 67, closed discussion. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

• 7:30 p.m., every Thursday at Yadkinville (Serenity Group) at Methodist Church, 204 W. Main St., downstairs beneath old sanctuary, closed discussion. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

• 8 p.m., every Friday in Dobson (New Beginnings Group) at Dobson United Methodist Church, 204 S. Main St., building behind church, closed discussion. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

• 8 p.m., every Friday in Jonesville (Tri-County Group), 135 Bluff St., behind Starmount Crossing Shopping Center, N.C. 67, closed discussion. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

• Noon, every Saturday in Jonesville (Tri-County Group) 135 Bluff St., behind Starmount Crossing Shopping Center, N.C. 67, closed discussion.

• 8 p.m., every Saturday in Dobson (Hope Valley Meeting) at Hope Valley, Prison Camp Road, open speaker. For more information, call 336-386-8003.

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